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Black Mountain College.

North Carolina, U.S.A. Established in 1933 and directed by John Price, it soon attracted prominent artists, writers, playwrights, musicians and dancers with a multidisciplinary curriculum reminiscent of the *Bauhaus. *Albers, who had taught at the Bauhaus, provided its particular direction. In 1936 Albers invited his former Bauhaus colleague Xanti Schawinsky to expand the art faculty: visitors included Aldous Huxley, *Leger, *Feininger, etc. In 1940 15.M.C. moved to Lake Bden, N. Carolina, and from1944 its summer school became famous and attracted experimental artists from various disciplines who collaborated in *performances, e.g. John Cage, Merce Cunningham, *De Kooning, Buckminster Fuller, *Rauschenberg, *Motherwell, etc.


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